LED Applications

Planar Debuts Fine-Pitch LED Video Wall Family

Planar Systems has introduced the Planar® DirectLight™ LED Video Wall System. The DirectLight LED Video Wall System comes in a choice of four resolutions ranging from 1.6 to 3.1 millimeter pitch. Planar will debut the DirectLight LED Video Wall System at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2015 this week. Planar …

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Samsung Electronics Acquires LED Display and Sign Company YESCO Electronics

Korean company Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. reported that its has acquired of U.S.-based LED display maker YESCO Electronics. The Logan, Utah-based company produces LED sign and displays boasting more than 2,000 installations across the U.S. and abroad. The acquisition effectively extends Samsung’s technology reach beyond the large format displays employing …

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Lighting Science and Global Good to Develop LED-Based Alternatives to Pesticides

Lighting Science Group Corporation and Intellectual Ventures’ Global Good of Melbourne, Australia, have agreed to collaborate on the development of light technologies for pest control. The joint development effort will combine Global Good’s photonic fence invention and Lighting Science’s light-control technology to produce field-ready prototypes that reportedly provide an environmentally-responsible …

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Sharp Eyes Closing LED Production Factory as Part of Restructuring

Sharp Electronics Inc. has suffered stiff competition in the electronics market. Severe losses have plagued the company especially in its LCD display and solar panel businesses. As a key part of its restructuring plan, Sharp electronics reportedly plans to reorganize electronic component manufacturing, according to an article in Nikkei.com. Among …

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Iowa Cubs to get Daktronics Display at Their Home Field

The Iowa Cubs, a triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, has selected Daktronics to design, manufacture and install a new LED video display for Principal Park in Des Moines, Iowa. The new display will have 15HD pixel layout. In addition to clear, crisp imagery and deep contrast, the display features …

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Agricultural Lighting Company Once Innovations Begins Licensing Patents

ONCE Innovations (ONCE), an agricultural and horticultural lighting company, has begun licensing its technology after the company recently filed its 100th patent application. The company currently has 26 issued patents worldwide including patents related to agriculture, horticulture, and lighting. The licensing program is not for just the patents related to …

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